Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – June 11
Updated : 06/11/2013 07:18 GMT + 7
Briefs of some of leading news stories published Tuesday (June 11) in Tuoi Tre Newspaper that will be carried today on Tuoitrenews.vn:
-- Deputies of the National Assembly yesterday cast their vote of confidence for 47 highest-ranking positions of the State, marking it the first of its kind of Vietnam’s law-making agency.
-- Viet Stamp Club yesterday submitted a document to the Ministry of Information and Communications to protest China Posts for distributing stamps which violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.
-- Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) in Ho Chi Minh City introduced a phone number 1900 54 54 54 for locals to report any troubles of electricity supply in the locality.
-- A metal valve of flood water dike in HCMC’s Binh Thanh District was stolen for scrap iron sale and it resulted in a rare rise of flood water overflowing into houses in residential areas on D1 Street in Ward 25.
-- Fish died in mass in the Bo De seaport in Tam Giang Commune in Ngoc Hien District of the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau, said the commune’s chairman Pham Tan Thanh yesterday.
-- Air traffic control station at the Lien Khuong airport in the central highland province of Lam Dong has resumed normal operations after it was interfered by a broadcasting station, said Bach Ngoc Dung – chief inspector of the Department of Information and Communications – on Monday.
-- An addition of 40 households in Long Thanh District of Dong Nai Province has demanded Sonadezi to pay compensation for the damages they suffered from the dumping of wastewater into Ba Cheo Canal. Earlier, Sonadezi had compensated for 169 households.
-- The main entrance gate of Binh Duong Province, which was built on National Highway 13 in Thuan An Town at a cost of VND40 billion (US$1.9 million), has been seriously damaged just after a year of inauguration.
-- On randomly checking 40 trucks on the National Highway 20 in Da Huoai District of Lam Dong Province in two days June 9-10, local transport authorities discovered all of them were overloaded from 5-30 percent. During the two days, only four trucks of the local bauxite mine operated on the road.
-- A cold spell which started on June 9 has remained affecting the central and northern regions of Vietnam today with showers and heavy rains.
-- The average height of Vietnamese people is 10.7 – 13.1 cm lower than the international standards, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs.
-- Ten low-cost housing firms yesterday signed a deal with Agribank for loans for the construction of 13 projects of 11,000 low-price apartments.
-- The total shoes export turnover in the first five months this year reached over US$3.1 billion, up 11.4 percent over the same period last year.
-- Police starts working with the Vietnam Football Federation today to investigate the case which four referees have been alleged of receiving bribes from a football club.
-- The Management Department of Broadcasting and Television under the Ministry of Information and Communications sent a document to Vietnam Television (VTV) on June 7, confirming that VTV has full power in controlling programs aired by sub-agencies belonging to VTV. It means VTV is authorized to stop the television channel K+ from airing live English Premier League matches in Vietnam.